The New Social Environment#225

Haim Steinbach with Tom McGlynn and Ann C. Collins


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Haim Steinbach joins artist and Rail Editor-at-Large Tom McGlynn and Ann C. Collins for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading from Bridget Talone.

In this talk

Haim Steinbach

Haim Steinbach
Courtesy of Haim Steinbach

Born in Rehovot, Israel in 1944, Haim Steinbach has lived in the United States since 1957. He received a BFA from Pratt Institute in 1968, followed by an MFA from Yale University in Connecticut in 1973. In 2018, Steinbach presented the solo exhibition every single day at Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany, which traveled to the Museion Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy in 2019. Also, in 2018, Steinbach presented zerubbabel, the inaugural exhibition of Magasin III, Jaffa, Israel. In 2013, the Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College in New York mounted a major exhibition of Steinbach’s “Displays,” his site-specific installations since the late 1970s. Entitled once again the world is flat, the exhibition traveled to Kunsthalle Zurich and the Serpentine Gallery, London.

The artist’s work is represented in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; The Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Modern, London; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY; The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna; and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Tom McGlynn

Portrait drawing of Tom McGlynn by Phong Bui
Portrait of Tom McGlynn by Phong Bui
Tom McGlynn is an artist, writer, and independent curator based in the NYC area. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian. He is the director of Beautiful Fields, an organization dedicated to socially-engaged curatorial projects, and is also currently a visiting lecturer at Parsons/the New School. Tom is an Editor-at-Large of the Brooklyn Rail.

Ann C. Collins

Ann C. Collins
Ann C. Collins holds a BFA in Film and Television from NYU and an MFA in Art Criticism & Writing from the School of Visual Arts. She is a regular contributor to The Brooklyn Rail’s Art Seen section. Her work has also appeared in Degree Critical and Variables West. Her film editing projects include Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold; Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters, and the Netflix series The Pharmacist. Her film work has screened at the Sundance, Berlin, and New York film festivals. She lives in Brooklyn.

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Bridget Talone reading.

Bridget Talone

Bridget Talone
Courtesy of Bridget Talone
Bridget Talone is a poet living in Philadelphia. She is the author THE SOFT LIFE (Wonder, 2018).

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